News - AIT

Court sets date for trial of INEC official found wanting during Anambra elections

5 years ago /
Politics 

The magistrate court sitting in Abuja has fixed February 13 for  continuation of trial of the Independent National Electoral Commission official, Chukwujeku Okeke who was arrested for alleged misconduct during the November 16 governorship election in Anambra state.

PDP loses majority seat in Sokoto state House of assembly

5 years ago /
Politics 

Twenty-seven out of thirty members of the Sokoto state House of Assembly have defected from the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Syria starts the transportation of chemical weapons out of the country

5 years ago /
International News 

Syria has started moving chemical weapon materials out of the country in a crucial phase of an internationally backed disarmament program that has been delayed by war and technical problems.

26 people killed in battle over Lubumbashi in Congo

5 years ago /

At least 26 people have been killed in an eight-hour battle between government and rebel forces in the democratic republic of Congo's second city Lubumbashi.

 

NLC goes in strike in Nasarrawa state

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nasarawa state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress has declared a trade dispute with the state government over demands for promotion and payment of benefits of its deserving members.

EGYPT: Morsi's trial faces hiccups

5 years ago /
International News 

The trial of Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi has been adjourned after officials said bad weather had stopped his helicopter from taking off.

USA Weather worsens

5 years ago /
International News 

A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving energy prices higher and overwhelming shelters for homeless people.

STATE OF ABUJA-LOKOJA HIGHWAY

5 years ago /
Nation  Oddities 

Traveling along the strategic Abuja-Lokoja highway has over the years been a nightmare for commuters and motorists.

Governor Al-Makura inaugurates Governing Council

5 years ago /
Education 

Governor Tanko Al-Makura has inaugurated a governing council in a bid to restructure the education sector in the state.

PDP Members comment on upcoming NEC meeting

5 years ago /
Politics 

Ahead of the National Executive Committee meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, many want the party to explore a possible reconciliation to end the crisis within it.

Capital One Cup results and fixtures

5 years ago /
Sports  

Sunderland gained the upper hand on Manchester united by deservedly winning their Capital one cup semi-final first leg 2-1 on Tuesday to intensify the pressure on visiting Manager David Moyes after a testing week.

LMC releases list of requirement for Nigeria's Premier League clubs

5 years ago /
Sports  

The League Management Company, LMC, has released a list of twenty five requirements to be met by the twenty Premier League clubs in Nigeria.

Nigeria donates 10 billion to the fight against desertification

5 years ago /
Environment 

The livelihood of forty million Nigerians will be threatened if communities and government fail to engage in a sustainable planting of trees and human capital development.

Police officers declare readiness to lay down their lives to protect Nigeria

5 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Police has raised concern over rising violent crimes in the country which is attributing to the proliferation of small arms.

APO 8: NHRC VISITS SCENE OF THE KILLINGS

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

On the 20th of September 2013, a joint security raid following a tip-off that squatters in an uncompleted building in Apo were Boko Haram members led to the fatal shooting of 8 persons.

SPECIAL REPORT: LACK OF POTABLE WATER IN F.C.T

5 years ago /
Environment 

Except for Abaji area council of the FCT which now has an uncompleted water scheme, Kuje and Kwali councils do not have any water source of public water supply.

Gunmen invade Governor Kwakwanso's house

5 years ago /
Security 

The Governor of Kano state was, yesterday, rattled when news of an attack on his country home reached his ears.

ASUP President accuses FG of disregarding Polytechnic students

5 years ago /
Education 

The Academic staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, which has been on strike for 7 months now, is claiming that the Federal government has no interest in resolving the grievances of the union.

APC challenges PDP over alleged plan to Islamise Nigeria

5 years ago /
Politics 

In what has become a trend of accusations and counter-accusations, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has accused the All Progressives Congress of making plans to Islamise Nigeria.

Half naked women protest against Shell in Bayelsa

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Yet another protest has been staged against one of the top oil producing multi-national corporations in the Niger-Delta region, Shell.